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Tuesday, March 31, 2015

EHS 201 Biosafety in Laboratories

EHS Biosafety Team, EH&S

Course | March 31 | 9:30-11:30 a.m. |  240 Bechtel Engineering Center, UC Berkeley

Viral membrane fusion: leading the way with influenza, virion by virion

**Tijana Ivanovic**, Harvard University

Seminar | March 31 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

Eighth Annual Berkeley Bioeconomy Conference

Bioeconomy Speakers/Experts, UCB, Iowa State, and other premier Institutions

Conference/Symposium | April 1 | 8:30 a.m.-5:45 p.m. | Alumni House, Bechtel/Toll Rooms

"Taking the heat. What will it mean for the Corn Belt?" Donald Ort: Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar

Donald Ort, Robert Emerson Professor of Plant Pathology, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Seminar | April 1 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

In vivo genetic modeling and screening in cancer using CRISPR/Cas9-mediated genome editing

**Sidi Chen**, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar | April 1 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition | Note change in location

Design and Creation of Novel 3-D Systems for Large Expansion of Stem Cells / Solution-Processable Organic Materials for Thermoelectric Applications: Barbara Ekerdt and Boris Russ

Barbara Ekerdt, Ph.D. Student in David Schaffer's Group; Boris Russ, Ph.D. Student in Rachel Segalman's Group

Colloquium | April 1 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

Design and Creation of Novel 3-D Systems for Large Expansion of Stem Cells: Barbara Ekerdt

Barbara Ekerdt, Ph.D. Student in David Schaffer’s Group

Colloquium | April 1 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

Monday, April 6, 2015

Making Movement: Cellular and molecular characterizations of rapid changes during synaptic transmission

**Shigeki Watanabe**, Charité Universitätsmedizin

Seminar | April 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

"Manipulating Plant Water Use Using Engineered Abscisic Acid Receptors"- Local Talent Seminar: Sean Cutler

Sean Cutler, UC Riverside Botany and Plant Sciences

Seminar | April 6 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

The Mechanism of Cytoplasmic Dynein Motility

Professor Ahmet, Department of Physics & Molecular Cell Biology, University of California, Berkeley

Seminar | April 6 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall | Note change in date

Tuesday, April 7, 2015

How cells decide: exploiting viral pathogens to decode and direct fate-selection circuitry

**Leor Weinberger**, University of California, San Francisco

Seminar | April 7 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Computational Biology Seminar: Dr. Chris Cotsapas, "Combining Genetics and Genomics to Gain Biological Insights"

Dr. Chris Cotsapas, Department of Neurology, Yale School of Medicine

Seminar | April 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

BioE Seminar: “Computing with Microfluidics”

Elliott Hui, University of California, Irvine

Seminar | April 8 | 12-1 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Special Seminar

Professor

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. |  Tan Hall | Canceled

Investigation of long non-coding RNAs in tumorigenesis

**Nadya Dimitrova••, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition | Note change in location

Protein quality control in stress management and metabolite sensing

Randy Hampton, University of California, San Diego

Seminar | April 8 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

NST Spring 2015 Seminar Series | "Protein quality control in stress management and metabolite sensing"

Randy Hampton, Ph.D., Professor Cell and Developmental Biology, UCSD

Seminar | April 8 | 4:10 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

Courage to Explore: What Organizational Research Tells Us about Learning from Failure?

Monica Worline, Center for Positive Organizations, University of Michigan

Lecture | April 8 | 6-7:30 p.m. | 105 Stanley Hall

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

"Phytoremediation - Panacea or Wishful Thinking? Case Studies from the Terry Lab" Norman Terry: Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar

Norman Terry, University of California, Berkeley

Seminar | April 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

BioE Seminar: “Molecular regulation of muscle stem cell function”

Michael Rudnicki, Ottawa Hospital Research Institute

Seminar | April 15 | 12-1 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

"A sticky Situation: Engineering Cellulase Binding to Biomass Components" / "Building a Protein Factory: Engineered bacteria for Generalized Protein Production": Kathryn Strobel and Kevin Metcalf

Kathryn Strobel, Ph.D. Student in Doug Clark's Group; Kevin Metcalf, Ph.D. Student in Danielle Tullman-Ercek's Group

Colloquium | April 15 | 4-6 p.m. | 180 Tan Hall

Degrading activities: The regulation of cellular biology by ubiquitination and acetylation

David Toczyski, University of California, San Francisco

Seminar | April 15 | 4-5 p.m. | 101 Morgan Hall

NST Spring 2015 Seminar Series | “Degrading activities: The regulation of cellular biology by ubiquitination (and acetylation)"

David Toczyski, Ph.D., Professor, Comprehensive Cancer Center, UCSF

Seminar | April 15 | 4:10 p.m. | 114 Morgan Hall

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Insights From a Global View of Secondary Metabolism: Small Molecules From the Human Microbiota: Life Sciences Division Seminar, Berkeley Lab

Michael Fischbach, Ph.D., University of California, San Francisco

Seminar | April 16 | 4-5 p.m. | Life Sciences Division, Berkeley Lab at Potter Street, Room 141 | Note change in date

Monday, April 20, 2015

"Innate Immune Responses to M. Tuberculosis"- Local Talent Seminar: Sarah Stanley

Sarah Stanley, Assistant Professor, Infectious Diseases and Vaccinology, UC Berkeley School of Public Health

Seminar | April 20 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Immunology and Pathogenesis Division Honors Symposium

Conference/Symposium | April 21 | 4 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

"Tales of Microbial Terroir: The Microbial Biogeography of Wine, Beer and Cheese Production": David Mills, UC Davis: Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar

David Mills, Professor in the Departments of Viticulture & Enology and Food Science & Technology, University of California, Davis

Seminar | April 22 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

Friday, April 24, 2015

Continuous, Real-Time Detection of Biomolecules in Live Animals: Nano Seminar Series

Prof. H. Tom Soh, UC Santa Barbara, Chemical Engineering / CNSI

Seminar | April 24 | 2-3 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Tuesday, April 28, 2015

Division of Immunology and Pathogenesis Seminar

Daniel Stetson, University of Washington

Seminar | April 28 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Computational Biology Seminar

Erick Matsen, Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center Medical Center

Seminar | April 28 | 4-5 p.m. | UC Berkeley Campus, 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Wednesday, April 29, 2015

"Effector Dynamics During Biotrophic Invasion by the Rice Blast Fungus, Magnaporthe oryzae": Barbara Valent, Kansas State University: Plant and Microbial Biology Seminar

Barbara Valent, Distinguished Professor and Chair, Interdepartmental Genetics Program, Kansas State University

Seminar | April 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 101 Barker Hall

BioE Seminar: “Stepwise analysis of RNA interference pathway using single molecule and single cell platform”

Sua Myong, University of Illinois, Urbana Champaign

Seminar | April 29 | 12-1 p.m. | 390 Hearst Memorial Mining Building

Many human accelerated regions are developmental enhancers

Katherine Pollard, Gladstone Institutes, UCSF

Seminar | April 29 | 4-5 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Tuesday, May 5, 2015

Control of cell architecture by microtubule end-binding proteins

Anna Akhmanova, Utrecht University, Utrecht, Netherlands

Seminar | May 5 | 12:15-1:15 p.m. | 125 Li Ka Shing Center

Immune privilege of the Central Nervous System revisited

Jonathan Kipnis , University of Virginia, School of Medicine, Department of Neuroscience Center for Brain Immunology and Glia (BIG)

Seminar | May 5 | 12:30-1:30 p.m. | 101 Life Sciences Addition

Wednesday, May 6, 2015

Monday, May 11, 2015

It is Water What Matters: New Insights by THz Absorption Spectroscopy into the Role of Water in Biological Function

Professor Martina Havenith-Newen, Chair of Physcial Chemistry II, Ruhr-University Bochum, GERMANY

Seminar | May 11 | 4-5 p.m. | 106 Stanley Hall

Monday, June 22, 2015

16th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

Conference/Symposium | June 22 – 24, 2015 every day |  TBD

Tuesday, June 23, 2015

16th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

Conference/Symposium | June 22 – 24, 2015 every day |  TBD

Wednesday, June 24, 2015

16th Annual UC Systemwide Bioengineering Symposium

Conference/Symposium | June 22 – 24, 2015 every day |  TBD

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Roger Y. Stanier Memorial Lecture

David Zusman, University of California, Berkeley

Seminar | October 7 | 4-5 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute

Seminar | February 9 | 4-5 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building

Wednesday, February 10, 2016

C.H. Li Memorial Lecture

Hans Clevers, Hubrecht Institute

Seminar | February 10 | 4-5 p.m. | 100 Genetics & Plant Biology Building